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Grow Your Business with Volumetric Concrete

Construction Business Owner

Nearly every facet of the construction industry uses concrete, from building major highways to decorative landscaping. No matter how small or large the job, the traditional method of concrete delivery has remained the same—drum mixers bring in a load from the batch plant. Sometimes, they arrive late.

$665M secured for Chicago tower

Construction Dive

Clark Construction will build the $761 million office high-rise, which is scheduled for completion in late 2020

How to check quality of concrete in jobs site

Construction Cost Estimating

The following precautions should be taken during preparation of good quality concrete: To build up a quality, durable and strong structure, the concrete that is used should contain standard quality. A good quality concrete should be stable, condensed, workable and cost-effective.

Las Vegas Raiders Not Gambling On Workplace Safety

FDR Safety

Las Vegas Sun : It’s 6 o’clock in the morning at the future home of the Raiders in Las Vegas and workers are about to begin their shift on the $1.8 billion, 65,000-seat domed stadium. But before the group of about 300 workers embark on a day’s work, they gather for a message: safety first.

2017 Construction Forecast: A Post-Election Update

What's on tap for construction's economic fortunes in 2017?

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PC Walks for Heart Health

PC Construction Blog

This past weekend members of PC Construction’s Portland, Maine, office participated in the Southern Maine Heart Walk benefiting the American Heart Association’s local chapter. This marks the fourth consecutive year PC has taken part in. All Community Our Crew

Battery vs. diesel: Why we need both as we move into a greener future

CK Power

It’s the debate of the hour: Diesel or battery power? Here’s an honest answer: They’re two vastly different power sources, and there’s a time and place for each.

Keurig Green Mountain Creating New Facility, 500 Jobs In South Carolina

Business Facilities Blog

The coffee company will invest $350 million to build a new, state-of-the art roasting and packaging facility in Spartanburg County, SC. . Read: Keurig Green Mountain Creating New Facility, 500 Jobs In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Dodge: Worker acceptance, IT integration top challenges to construction tech adoption

Construction Dive

While adoption remains a problem, a Dodge Data & Analytics survey found that mobile devices and applications with real-time connectivity can address contractors' cost-management issues

You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage.

What Can AI Do For You?

ENR Construction

Designing a building, developing a constructible model from a design or working out how to go about constructing a complicated model are all tasks that already contain some degree of automation

Where fun follows function. A new study reemphasizes the value of play in the workplace

BD+C

Perkins Eastman has released a highly annotated study that suggests that employees are more likely to be open to discovery when their workplaces are infused with a state of play, which the study’s authors define as engaging in activities for the pure enjoyment of the process

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CGI Creating 400 New Jobs With Louisiana Expansion

Business Facilities Blog

The global technology firm's expansion in Lafayette will benefit from an incentive package that includes a $5.3 million performance-based grant. Read: CGI Creating 400 New Jobs With Louisiana Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Gilbane turns construction project into 'living lab' for students

Construction Dive

Wentworth Institute construction students have logged 4,500 hours learning about the building Gilbane is currently erecting on the Boston campus

Construction Health Indicator (We're keeping score.)

The Construction Health Indicator is a daily pulse of the construction industry.

Replacing an Iconic Los Angeles Bridge With a 'Ribbon of Light'

ENR Construction

A new structure that will replace the historic Sixth Street Viaduct required specialized falsework and will serve as an artistic connection

What is Wire Chair? Its Types and Applications in Concrete Construction

The Constructor

What is Wire Chair? Accessories used with the placement of reinforcing mesh or mat, which elevates the mat above the surface of the formwork and keep. Concrete Concrete Technology reinforced concrete reinforcement

Pratt & Whitney Creating 215 Jobs In Florida

Business Facilities Blog

The aircraft engine manufacturer will expand its operations in Palm Beach County, FL. Read: Pratt & Whitney Creating 215 Jobs In Florida at BusinessFacilities.com.

California logs 50K construction apprentices

Construction Dive

The state expects to have 100,000 active apprentices, many of them in the construction trades, by the end of 2020

Construction Industry Women Seek Strategies, Allies To Boost Impact

ENR Construction

Nearly 700 at ENR record-attendance GWIC conference showcase next-generation talent and explore women's role as critical to industry growth

John Deere to Offer Grade Guidance on Excavators

Construction Equipment

John Deere is adding grade guidance to some of its G Series excavators, beginning in 2019 with its 210G LC model. The system will be available on 350G (above) and 470G models later in the year.

The College Board Expanding In Virginia, Creating 120 Jobs

Business Facilities Blog

A grant from the Commonwealth Opportunity Fund will help the organization expand and retain more than 600 existing jobs at its Fairfax County, VA location. Read: The College Board Expanding In Virginia, Creating 120 Jobs at BusinessFacilities.com.

$4B-plus Los Angeles stadium could be country's most expensive yet

Construction Dive

The new home of the NFL's Rams and Chargers franchises is now estimated to cost double that of any U.S. stadium completed or underway

Investigators Explain Focus On Pre-Collapse Cracking In Florida Bridge

ENR Construction

The National Transportation Safety Board is studying cracks in diagonal members at both ends of the concrete truss bridge

OSHA Proposes Revision of Crane Operator Qualification Rules

Construction Equipment

OSHA has announced a proposed rule to increase the safety of America’s construction sites.

RoundPoint Creating 1,100 Jobs At New South Carolina HQ

Business Facilities Blog

The mortgage-servicing company will invest $34 million in a new corporate headquarters in York County, SC. Read: RoundPoint Creating 1,100 Jobs At New South Carolina HQ at BusinessFacilities.com.

OSHA proposes new crane rule addressing operator qualifications

Construction Dive

The new rule gives employers responsibility once again for ensuring that crane operators are qualified

ENR New England's 2018 Top Young Professionals

ENR Construction

The latest class of New England's young leaders show an impressive range of accomplishments

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Yankee Dandies: Century-old New England mills become multifamily residences

BD+C

Many small New England cities have a legacy of prominent early 20th-century brick mills that were built when industries like textiles, shoes, clocks, and machine parts thrived in the region. These solid industrial buildings were built to last.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Connecticut Expansion Will Create 400 Jobs

Business Facilities Blog

PwC will invest $20 million on the expansion, which includes establishing Stamford, CT as the headquarters for its Insourced Solutions for Tax (IST) division. Read: PricewaterhouseCoopers Connecticut Expansion Will Create 400 Jobs at BusinessFacilities.com.

Officials approve $1B mixed-used project in South Carolina

Construction Dive

Greenville County said an additional $22.5 million in property taxes will help fund infrastructure for the development, which could take 10 years to complete

First Cross-Laminated Timber Blast Tests Show Good Performance

ENR Construction

Cross-laminated timber structures remained intact under explosive loads well beyond their design capacity

The healing power of green spaces

BD+C

Over the last decade, there has been a renewed awareness in the role of designed natural environments and health. This becomes extremely important in environments like healthcare facilities, where patients’ physical or psychological well-being is impaired